Free data recovery software
There is nothing as frustrating as deleting a file accidently, or having it disappear when the server has crashed. There are some free programs to be found online.
Recuva is an information recovery program that is freeware. Recuva can recover files that have been permanently deleted and is considered free space by the operating system. The program can be used to recover file from flash drives, or memory cards. Recuva will run on windows 7, xp, vista, 2003 and 2000. The program interface is available in several different languages, is simple to use by answering questions about what kind of files are being recovered and where the files can be found on the hard drive. For a free program it does the job of the pricier ones.
PC Inspector file recovery is free program that can recover files with the original time and date stamp, even when the header entries are no longer available. The program can find partitions automatically even if the FAT has been damaged or erased. As a free file recovery device it has nice options and support for formatted drives. Its interface design can be a small confusing and regrettably having no preview of picture files are the main drawbacks.
Pandora recovery by Panda is about one of the best recovery tools available. When the recovery program is run, it can actually recover files from the recycle bin. Recovering pictures, movies, songs and documents is no issue for this program. The deleted information will not become corrupted during hard drive repair or server recovery.
TOKIWA Information recovery, one of the simplest free information recovery tools can undelete files that have been removed from the recycle bin. FAT12, FAT16, FAT32 and NTFS file systems are supported by this information recovery program. It is small and portable and does not need installation. It can be run from floppy disc or a USB drive.
SoftPerfect File Recovery is a free, great device used to restore deleted files from hard drives and other storage media. Softperfect file recovery can restore files deleted not only from hard drives and floppy discs but also flashdrives, SD cards and other storage media. Requiring no installation, it is rapid and simple to use.
Before spending your money on software that you might not need, check out the free ones first. In today’s economy, free is a bargain not to be passed up.